A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/kieⁿ
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薑kieⁿ36314013 Ginger, and other plants of the same family; aromatic condiments.
cheⁿ kieⁿ; fresh ginger. kang kieⁿ; dried ginger. kieⁿ thòaⁿ; baked ginger. ûi kieⁿ; toasted ginger. kieⁿ phûe; the peel of ginger. kieⁿ phìen; sliced ginger. kieⁿ si; shredded ginger. peh cêk kò̤ kieⁿ lô̤h khṳ̀; break up a piece of ginger and put it in. lâm-kieⁿ-hu; powdered ginger. kieⁿ-n̂g; tumeric. thoah cò̤ lâm-kieⁿ-hu; grate it up and make powdered ginger of it. cíⁿ kieⁿ; tender young ginger. kieⁿ bó̤; large roots of ginger. lâm kieⁿs ĭang hiam; old ginger is the most pungent. thn̂g kieⁿ; preserved ginger. kieⁿ thn̂g; the sugar in which ginger has been preserved. cìeⁿ kieⁿ; a condiment made from ginger. chò kieⁿ; a relish containing ginger. lîang-kieⁿ; galangal root. kieⁿ chò; spiced vinegar. iam kieⁿ-thn̂g-chò; put on some spiced and sweetened vinegar. i sĭ būe pat cîah tîeh lûah kieⁿ; he has not yet eaten sharp ginger; he has not experienced hardship. ceng lío; līu cò̤ kieⁿ cap lâi ēng; after pounding it up, squeeze out the juice of the ginger to use. kieⁿ thng; ginger tea. ngŏ bī kieⁿ; mixed condiments.
強kîeⁿ366578 Better; an excess; a term of comparison.
cí kâi kîeⁿ kùe hṳ́ kâi; this is superior to that. cía ío kîeⁿ hía ho̤h cōi nō̤! This is far better than that! ŏi khĭam kîeⁿ kùe thàng; to save is better than to earn. sòi kâi kîeⁿ kùe tōa kâi; small ones are better than large ones.